Data logging without using a stand-alone data logger: A New and cost effective way of collecting and analysing science data,
Traditionally data logging is performed using a hand-held device with a range of compatible sensors. The data is then at some point transferred to a computer for further analysis. This method has been used for a long time and has many advantages. Data loggers are built specifically for just that, and require very little set up to use, are generally very robust, and offer auto recognition when a sensor is plugged in.
There are however some disadvantages: –Read More
In her book, Authentic Learning for the Digital Generation (McFarlane, 2015) Angela McFarlane states “The long-anticipated era of ubiquitous computing has finally arrived”. The book makes very interesting reading and although there are many challenges ahead for schools in adopting IT policies whereby the IT provision may be shared between school and pupil, the future of IT provision is set to go through many changes over the next few years.Read More